Bruce Cumings

Bruce Cumings teaches in the history department of the University of Chicago, where he is the Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift distinguished service professor. He is the author of The Korean War, published by Random House in 2010. Cumings first became interested in the region while serving in the Peace Corps in South Korea in 1967. He was also the principal historical consultant for the Thames Television/PBS six-hour-long documentary Korea: The Unknown War.